Makana Tourism - Grahamstown - Alicedale - Riebeeck East - Salem - Seven Fountains - Sidbury

Molo Makana / Welcome to Makana

The City of Grahamstown together with the nearby towns of Alicedale and Riebeeck East and the quaint villages of Fort Brown, Salem, Seven Fountains and Sidbury make up the Makana Municipality in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. French Text German Text


This region also forms part of the popular Frontier Country route - so named because it was literally the 19th century frontier between the British Cape Colony and the Xhosa territories.  It was the scene of first contact, cultural clashes, confusion and, inevitably, conflict.  Much of what happened here set the tone for South Africa's turbulent multi-cultural history.

Fast gaining in popularity, our small part of the world offers visitors easy access to the unspoilt beaches of the Sunshine Coast and premier game reserves in a malaria -and bilharzia-free environment. View the Big 5, enjoy our spectacularly rugged scenery, immerse yourself in our rich history and enjoy our warm hospitality!

Featured Accommodation on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Langholm Farm
    Cosy 2 bedroom self-catering cottage on a working pineapple and cattle farm. Children love the freedom of the farm and Mom and Dad can enjoy plenty of fresh air and relax in the quiet of the countryside.
  • Henri House B & B
    Quality accommodation in the heart of Grahamstown.
  • Elgon B&B
    Elgon B&B is a separate unit with living/kitchenette/dining room and bedroom with en suite shower. It is situated in a tranquil, residential area and is a couple of minutes' drive from the city centre. Elgon has a highly recommended local grading
  • Antique Silk B & B
    We are situated on the Sunnyside of Grahamstown, with a lovely garden. The city centre, local schools, and University are only a few minutes' drive away. Antique Silk is proudly graded 3 Pineapples by the Grahamstown Hospitality Guild.

Featured Business on Makana Tourism (Click for More Info)

  • Fables Bookshop
    Used bookshop specialising in collectables and Africana.
  • IPC Estate Agents
    The difference between the ordinary and the extraordinary is that we do that little extra.

Accommodation Specials

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